Facial injury? Don’t despair; an injury lawyer in Romney Marsh can help!
Facial injuries are particularly painful and distressing, as our faces form an integral part of who we are, being highly visible and recognisable. If you have suffered the devastation and stress that a facial injury can cause in an accident that wasn’t your fault within the last three years, then you are eligible to make an injury compensation claim using an injury lawyer in Romney Marsh.
Causes of facial injury
Facial injuries can be caused by many different types of incident or accident:
- Chemical assault with acid;
- Physical trauma;
- Violent assault;
- Penetrative injury to the face;
- Road traffic accident;
- Industrial accident;
- Slips, trips or falls; and
- Medical negligence.
Facial injury is defined as any injury to the upper jaw, lower jaw, forehead, cheek or chin.
The symptoms of facial injury include:
- Changes in sensation over the face;
- Loss of feeling and numbness;
- Deformity or uneven facial bones;
- Problems with vision (partial, loss of or double vision)
- Dental problems (loss of teeth, missing teeth or dental pain);
- Swelling around the eyes due to bleeding;
- Internal bleeding; and
- Breathing problems through the nose.
Medical attention and treatment
It is vitally important that medical attention is sought promptly following an accident and injury to the face in order to:
- Control any bleeding;
- Ensure a clear airway is maintained;
- Repair broken bones with titanium plates and screws;
- Reduce the risk of scarring; and
- Identify and treat other injuries.
Making your injury claim using an injury lawyer in Romney Marsh
If you or someone you know have suffered a facial injury as the result of an accident or incident that wasn’t your fault within the last three years, then you are legally entitled to make a injury claim for personal injury compensation.
Accident Advice Helpline have been established for over 15 years’ and have a wealth of experience of providing access to justice for personal injury compensation. Our helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, staffed by experienced and professional advisers who can offer no-obligation free legal advice and support about using an injury lawyer in Romney Marsh to make your claim. All you need to do is dial 0800 689 0500.
Our legal partners all work on a 100% no win no fee* basis, leaving you free to concentrate on your recovery and your future. An injury lawyer in Romney Marsh will ensure that your claim encompasses not just the medical expenses that you may have incurred, but also compensates for the pain, injury, loss of income, emotional and psychological effects as well.
Why not go online and take part in our unique 30-second test to see if you can claim, and to get some idea of how much you may be awarded?
Date Published: 23rd October 2013
Author: David Brown